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EdGE Afterschool Kids Loving Yoga with Everett

Everett Carroll is an EdGE Site Coordinator. EdGE Afterschool Programs, adjusted to new Covid-19 and school protocols, are underway. Everett sent this update on his experience teaching yoga to Pre-K to 6th graders at Milbridge Elementary School. MILBRIDGE, ME — I have been working at the Milbridge Elementary School teaching yoga to kids Pre-K to…

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Thank you Thursday to Jaime Weir and Colleen Maynard

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Jaime Weir and Colleen Maynard for their extraordinary work on behalf of the Mission’s Ed Greaves Educational (EdGE) programs. Mission Development Associate Anna Silver said of the two, “I have been working on the Maine Seacoast Mission’s EdGE Tennis Tournament with Jaime Weir…

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An Update on EdGE Fall Afterschool Program Registration

With Covid-19 in play, we want to measure family interest before finalizing our EdGE afterschool programming for this year. With enough family interest, we plan to launch the EdGE afterschool program around October 12th. Exact date to be announced as soon as possible. For schools able to offer a modified EdGE program this Fall, we…

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EdGE Building Floors Transformed

CHERRYFIELD, ME — From the Mission’s Downeast Campus comes a happy note, with a link to photos, about “the company that transformed the EdGE building flooring last week.” Looking good. According to their website, “Coastal Concrete Coating is a local community based company that operates out of Bucksport Maine. [W]e are best known for our…

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Thank you Thursday to Mano en Mano

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Milbridge, ME based Mano en Mano (Hand in Hand). Founded in 2005, Mano en Mano works with farm-workers and immigrants to help them thrive in Maine. The organization’s work includes partnerships with Maine Seacoast Mission. Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington said, “We…

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EdGE Summer Camp Kids Explore Art, Stories

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to EdGE Site Coordinator Don Parker for these photos of kids at this year’s EdGE Summer Art/Literacy Summer Camp. As EdGE Interim Director Isaac Marnik writes in his Summer Camp reflection: An Evelyn S. and K.E. Barrett Foundation grant provided books to all campers and students in the summer meals…

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EdGE Summer Camp Success

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It was a delight to welcome campers to the Downeast Campus in July for an action-packed summer experience. The sound of laughter was abundant as EdGE staff provided the first in person programming since schools closed in March. We offered four weeks of a modified version of summer camp that followed State…

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